Children aged 6 to 12 transport in Greater Jakarta

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Special Issue
Year of Publication : 2020
Authors : S Nowak, L S Putranto, F Fransisca
DOI :   10.14445/22315381/IJCTT-AIIC105


MLA Style: S Nowak, L S Putranto, F Fransisca  "Children aged 6 to 12 transport in Greater Jakarta" International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (2020):21-25. 

APA Style:S Nowak, L S Putranto, F Fransisca. Children aged 6 to 12 transport in Greater Jakarta International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, 21-25.

In Indonesia, it is compulsory for children aged 7 to 12 years to attend primary school. However, some parents with 6 years old children enroll them in private primary school. Therefore, school transport becomes one of the most important parts of children mobility including in Greater Jakarta. Other activity on weekdays might include attending foreign languages courses, joining sports clubs, attending musical courses, etc. To support their mobility, parents prepare various options including private motorized vehicles, public transport, and pick-up/ drop-off services. This paper is intended to discuss the children readiness level to be transported by these three options. All answers were provided by the parents both for readiness of their children to be transported and their children personal qualities in terms of their self-reliance, liveliness & physical skill, emotion, decision making skill, and closeness with the parents. These five children personal qualities were then correlated with their readiness to be transported in three different ways. Pearson Correlation was conducted at 0.05 significant level between three children personal qualities and their readiness (both before and during the travel) to be transported. In general, emotion was the only children personal quality that was not related to readiness to be transported.


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children, aged 6 to 12, transport, Greater Jakarta.